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Hunger & Poverty
Presbyterian church members became passionate about the plight of medical debtors who can’t afford their medical bills after learning about a debt relief effort offered by the nonprofit RIP Medical Debt organization. Through a donor campaign launched in their churches over the summer, together they raised enough money to abolish $4,577,749.43 of medical debt for thousands of Kentucky residents.
Three dynamic guests, including some of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A)’s leading voices, will headline the next Matthew 25 workshop on effective methods for eradicating systemic poverty.
Being a resource for churches in the Presbytery of the Redwoods that are tackling food insecurity in their communities or have an interest in doing so is one of Corinne Quinn’s passions.
We say we want to end poverty, but how do we know if we are being effective?
That is a central question to be addressed in the second in a series of online workshops dedicated to the Matthew 25 focus on eradicating systemic poverty titled “End Poverty? Measuring Our Impact Holistically.”
As they prepared to lobby Capitol Hill solons Thursday about the climate crisis, food insecurity and other significant ills, Ecumenical Advocacy Days participants took in an online session on the role that climate finance can play in securing enough food for everyone.
While serving as pastor of Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore, the Rev. Dr. Heber Brown III became concerned about the nutrition and health of some of his members.
“I pastored there for 14 years and during my time, I saw many members of my church being hospitalized repeatedly for diet-related issues,” said Brown, a speaker at an Ecumenical Advocacy Days plenary on Wednesday.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) now has its first Earth Care Congregation in Puerto Rico.
Lupe Gonzalo understands all too well the hardscrabble life of a farmworker.
The Presbyterian Mission Agency is reaching out to its partners in southern Africa, where powerful Cyclone Freddy has struck twice, leaving hundreds of people dead.
위대한 나눔의 실천 헌금, 파나마 여성들의 삶과 살림을 새롭게 하다 에밀리 엔더스 오돔 루이빌 – 파올라 토그나렐레[Tog-na-rē-le]의 지구와의 연결은 성스럽다. 그녀는 지금 그녀의 삶에서 중요한 여성들과 깊은 유대관계를 형성하고 있다…. Read more »